Since its filing, Kodak has sold off many of its businesses and patents while shutting down the camera manufacturing unit that first made it famous.
George Conboy, an analyst with Brighton Securities, tells NPR's Laura Sydell that the company's business plan submitted to the court does not include consumer photos.
"What Kodak makes now is equipment that will allow you to print labels that might go on, say, a juice bottle or something like that," he says.
In 2003, Kodak's revenue was more than $13 billion, but by 2011, it was down to $6 billion.
The court-approved plan affects creditors, retirees and shareholders.
"Existing stock would all be canceled out, and a whole new generation of shareholders, primarily a number of large financial institutions, would be the new owners of Kodak," says reporter Matt Daneman of the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester.
Gropper says creditors will get about 4 cents on the dollar. Many former workers will lose retirement and health care benefits.
Kodak once employed 65,000 people in Rochester. Its new business will employ about 2,000 people.
The Associated Press reports that the U.S. Trustee filed an objection with the court challenging the legality of hefty cash and stock bonuses that Kodak executives are expected to receive when the company exits from bankruptcy protection.